After consulting with local Departments of Health, superintendents in the Questar III BOCES region of Rensselaer, Columbia, and Greene counties decided to cancel all classes effective Wednesday, March 18, until Friday, March 27, out of an abundance of caution. . . . Columbia County does not have any confirmed cases at this time. Like many districts in the Questar region, we are cancelling clases beginning on Wednesday, March 18, in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and to ease public anxiety about schools being in session during this public health crisis. We are doing all we can to prepare our students and staff for a prolonged closing and shift in the educational environment.The entire statement can be read here.
Sunday, March 15, 2020
And Now This . . .
At 10 p.m. on Saturday night, Maria Suttmeier, superintendent of the Hudson City School District, announced that schools would be closed beginning on Wednesday, March 18. The announcement reads in part: